276: What You Need to Know About Olive Oil With Tony Kasandrinos   I am here today with someone I am so impressed with on many levels, especially his time management and everything he accomplishes. I thought I was busy, but I don’t hold a candle to Tony Kasandrinos, the co-founder of Kasandrinos Olive Oil.
I am here today with someone I am so impressed with on many levels, especially his time management and everything he accomplishes. I thought I was busy, but I don’t hold a candle to Tony Kasandrinos, the co-founder of Kasandrinos Olive Oil. You’ve probably heard me sing the praises of this olive oil on the blog and seen me cook with it on Instagram. It’s one of my favorite staples in the kitchen! I think you’ll love the story behind this family-owned company as well.
Tony is a native of New York, but he spent a good portion of his childhood in his father’s village in Greece. And at the age of 17, he joined the Marine Corps, and he has been serving on active duty since then (thank you Tony!). It’s an honor to chat with him today about his favorite topic, olive oil, and his second favorite topic, ways to spend more quality time with family.
Episode Highlights With Tony Kasandrinos
- What Tony has learned about health and life from his time in Greece
- How the typical diet in Mediterranean countries compares to the U.S. (bet you can guess!)
- Reasons for olive oil’s long-standing reputation as one of the healthiest oils you can buy
- How polyphenols in olive oil help skin health
- Whether we need to worry about “fake” olive oil
- How to choose a quality olive oil
- Tony’s tips for better time management and productivity… for the sake of more family time
- His #1 hack for managing stress
- Why I (Katie) carry Kasandrinos olive oil everywhere (in their single-serve packets… no, there’s not a giant bottle in my purse)
- And more!
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